Essays about: "symbolic violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words symbolic violence.

  1. 1. Gender Norms at Play - A sociological study on new, first-time parents’ attitudes towards the EU directive on earmarked paternity leave

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Ida Sofie Bay Rasmussen; [2021]
    Keywords : Earmarked paternity leave; parenthood; gender norms; gender discourses; performativity; Butler; Bourdieu; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine gender norms in parental leave praxes and attitudes towards earmarked paternity leave. The starting point is a forthcoming EU directive on work-life balance for parents and carers that will implement earmarked paternity leave in Denmark by 2022. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pushing buttons: an ethnographic interview study on toxicity in online gaming cultures

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Centrum för genusvetenskap

    Author : Ruben Melin; [2021]
    Keywords : toxicity; online gaming; symbolic violence; cultural domination; masculinity;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to research toxicity through how it was understood, experienced, and described by game enthusiasts. The toxicity described is further explored through theories of cultural and symbolic domination and through feminist game studies and the lens of masculinity theory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occupational status, recognizing the impact of being recognized - a qualitative assessment, exploring occupational status determinants for prime working age groups of licensed practical nurses in the Swedish home-care business

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Markus Meltzer; [2021]
    Keywords : Occupational status; Bourdieu’s field theory; recognition; symbolic violence; licensed practical nurses; seniority.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis presents and analyses the results of the prime working age (25-65), divided into two diverse groups, 25-45 and 45-65, of licensed practical nurses (LPN) perceived occupational status in the Swedish home-care business. The purpose is to understand what influences the perception of two diverse age groups of licensed practical nurses occupational status, bringing nuance to the phenomenon, thus understanding demands for future employment, shortage of labour and staff turnover in the Swedish home-care business. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban and rural students : A qualitative study of the urban-rural divide among graduates from a “super high school” in China

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Huang Ying; [2020]
    Keywords : urban-rural divide; education; China; symbolic violence; total institution;

    Abstract : Derived from the education division of China, this study emphasizes the urban-rural divide in students’ results of the NCEE (National College Entrance Examination). The NCEE is the official selection examination for higher education and the final examination of high school in Mainland China. READ MORE

  5. 5. Veiled Muslim women´s position and situation in the Swedish labor market: A socio-legal study on potential marginalizing structures within the Swedish labor market, and the role of law in facilitating the continued reproduction of these

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Tegborg; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Previous research illustrates that Muslim minorities struggle to establish themselves in the European labor market. Veiled Muslim women appear to be a particularly disadvantaged group. Research regarding veiled Muslim women’s position and situation in the Swedish labor market is almost nonexistent. This study attempted to fill this knowledge gap. READ MORE